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Russell "“Rusty"” Brace waits outside U.S. District Court on Friday morning in Portland. Brace later pleaded guilty to three felony counts related to the embezzlement of $4.6 million.

Rusty Brace pleads guilty in $4.6 million charity fraud case

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PORTLAND | Former longtime charity president Russell “Rusty” Brace pleaded guilty Friday morning in federal court to three felony counts related to the embezzlement …
Transgender athlete Leo Eichfeld, 14, listens to Mt. Ararat High School tennis coach Dan Foley before a match against arch-rivals Brunswick High School. Eichfeld came out this year when he joined the swim team.

‘I’m just a person right now’: Sports help transgender teen make his journey

TOPSHAM | Fourteen-year-old Leo Eichfeld smiles when he recalls going out for Mt. Ararat High School’s tennis team in March. Last year’s Class A …
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How 2 very different Maine towns work to meet the incredible demand for senior housing

People are aging faster than Maine can build homes for them. Here’s what Kennebunk and Fort Fairfield have done to deal with it.
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Emera Maine, CMP crews working to restore power

BANGOR | Crews from Emera Maine and Central Maine Power remained busy Friday morning …

Water main break hinders Brewer traffic

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The busy afternoon commute was slowed Thursday by a water main break …

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Capturing a swarm of bees should be done by a beekeeper. Don't spray the hive. Call the Maine State Beekeepers Association.
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Save June swarms: Call a beekeeper

June is a month all beekeepers love. Flowers are blooming, and bee colonies are building up strength fast. The queen bee can be laying up …

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